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Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

25,000 Visit Moscow’s FIFA Fan Fest, Kick-Off Football Festival In Russia

According to the local organisers, around 25,000 people visited Moscow’s FIFA Fan Fest™ on its opening day (10.06), when fans were thrilled by the vibrant music line-up and the presence of French FIFA World Cup™ champion Marcel Desailly and Russia’s all-time top scorer Aleksandr Kerzhakov. The FIFA Fan Fest Ambassadors took to the stage to greet the crowd together with ...

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Mikel, Ogu Get Special Roles Defending Set Pieces

.As Rohr Shuns Zonal Marking Worried by his team struggling to defend properly in set piece situation, coach of the Nigerian team Gernot Rohr has handed special role to two of the tallest players in his team in captain John Obi Mikel and John Ogu. The duo have been partially responsible for the two goals Nigeria conceded from set piece ...

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Lawal Blast Rohr Over Uche Agbo

A member of the Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Garba Lawal has lashed out at coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr over his poor treatment of Standard Liege midfielder Uche Agbo. Agbo was dropped from the Super Eagles squad for the World Cup after failing to play a single competitive game for the team despite getting ...

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I Am Still Learning. Says Uzoho

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho says he is still learning as he admitted he is surprised at what he has achieved in the lat eight months. The 19-year-old made his Super Eagles debut against Argentina in November and has since been elevated to first choice keeper ahead of the World Cup. The Deportivo La Coruna player has just two Spanish La ...

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Patrick Pascal: Nigeria Will Rectify Errors In Russia

The Nigerian national team has learnt its lesson as they prepare to play their opening 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia. According to the team’s coordinator Patrick Pascal, he said the friendly matches prior to the tournament have helped the team to measure their preparations ahead of the global showpiece. Pascal said the West Africans have learnt valuable lessons ...

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We Will Be Ready For Croatia –Rohr

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has assured Super Eagles fans that his team will be ready for their 2018 World Cup opener against Croatia this coming weekend. The West African giants will open their campaign on Saturday, June 16, when they face Croatia in Kaliningrad. Nigeria’s performances in their warm-up games have been of great concern, with the team recording a ...

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Aiteo Sets Eagles Up For Victory With Official Theme Song

With the aim of raising the spirit of the Super Eagles and their ever effervescent supporters, optimum partners of the senior national football team, Aiteo Group, has again bolstered the team with an official theme song for the World Cup starting in Russia on Thursday. At an event themed TOGETHER, WE RISE, held on Saturday night at Club Cocoon in ...

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Eagles Arrive Russia In Style

As Super Eagles lands in Russia Monday from the team’s training base in Avita Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria, Skipper John Mikel Obi is unfazed by the underdog tag branded Nigeria. The three-time African champions are the third team in Group D to arrive Russia as Argentina and Iceland landed 24 hours earlier. Croatia is expected to also hit town ...

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